Hamburg, Germany – Rofin-Baasel will receive Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for the company's performance in 2010. Along with 15 other companies, Rofin-Baasel is recognized for its significant contributions providing Intel with laser mark equipment, deemed essential to Intel’s success.
"On behalf of the Rofin team, I would like to thank the Intel team for the honor of being selected once again to receive Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier award for 2010," said Günther Braun, president & CEO of Rofin. "We are very proud to receive this award for the fourth time in a row and are looking forward to a continued successful partnership between Intel and Rofin."
"Congratulations to Rofin for winning the 2010 Preferred Quality Supplier award," said Carolin Seward, assembly test capital equipment development director, Intel Corp. "Rofin demonstrated excellent customer support and flexibility in delivering affordable technology for Intel. We look forward to continuing to work with Rofin to achieve the world class laser mark solutions for our next generation technology and executing to our operational excellence challenges."
The PQS award is part of Intel’s Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) program that encourages suppliers to strive for excellence and continuous improvement. To qualify for PQS status, suppliers must score 80 percent on a report card that assesses performance and ability to meet cost, quality, availability, technology and environmental, social and governance goals. Suppliers must also achieve 80 percent or greater on a challenging improvement plan and demonstrate solid quality and business systems.
With more than 35 years of experience in laser technology, Rofin-Sinar Technologies Inc. has successfully focused its strategy on being an innovative leader in the industrial laser market and has consistently demonstrated its determination to deliver the most powerful and innovative manufacturing tools to a wide range of industries. Rofin’s operational headquarters are located in Plymouth, Michigan, and Hamburg, Germany.
The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of laser beam sources and laser based system solutions for industrial materials processing. These business areas are complemented by the Group’s activities in the component sector. With production facilities in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Singapore and China, the company also offers support from its various sales and service offices located at strategic centers around the globe. It has an installed base of over 38,000 lasers operated by more than 4,000 customers.